Darrell W. Gurney, CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant), has been a professional recruiter for over 14
years. He has coached and supported thousands of job-seeking professionals at all levels through
profitable career transitions. In addition to running his own firm, he writes articles for trade publications
and speaks regularly at national industry events. Affiliated with over 600 executive recruiters worldwide,
Darrell has won awards and praise from colleagues, clients, and candidates alike.
A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Texas with degrees in Finance and International
Business, Darrell spent his early career with Arthur Young (Ernst & Young) and MGM/United Artists
Pictures. Through these initial experiences, he developed an understanding of the corporate structure and
what it takes to get ahead. Based in Los Angeles, his search firm places professionals nationwide.
Microsoft, America Online, Hunt-Wesson, and American Express have all utilized Darrell's professional
A staunch advocate of what he calls "career partnership™," Darrell promotes a lifetime of teamwork
between job seekers and their recruiters. Through his online advice column, The Career Secrets™
Newsletter, media interviews, public speaking and other venues, Darrell's purpose is to empower
individuals to reap the most from their life's work.